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Articles related to phytoplankton

Phytoplankton
Feature: Sugar’s Role in Climate Change
Marine plankton account for up to 40% of carbon absorbed by all living things, but their growth is limited in half of the world’s oceans by iron bioavailability. New research has found that marine plankton can produce sugars that improve iron bioavailability – and hence plankton growth.